Job description

IHS Markit is looking for an entry-level data scientist who will part of our Upstream Data Analytics team, the ideal candidate should be highly motivated and goal-oriented, with an encouraging attitude of working in a very dynamic work environment with a wide range of stakeholders and functional teams.

Job summary

As a Data Scientist at IHSM, you will apply your advanced analytics skills to transform our vast datasets into tangible business value. You will slice and dice data, analyse information, communicate your findings and collaborate on product development. Outcome of your work will serve multiple business purposes, from commercialized software solution development, driving internal business decisions, to consulting external clients.


  • The candidate will drive business decisions based on the insight obtained from the data.
  • Strong problem-solving skills with an emphasis on product development.
  • Selecting features, building and optimizing machine learning techniques to improve the accuracy of new products.
  • Analyse data for trends and patterns, understanding insight from data with a unbiassed mindset.
  • Implement different analytical methodologies to help solve various problems related to the energy industry.
  • Close collaboration with software developers and machine learning engineers in the implementation of analytical models into production or commercialization.
  • Develop and utilize algorithms to perform error analysis to improve model uniformity and accuracy.
  • Communicate your findings to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Comfort working in a very dynamic, research-oriented team with several projects under construction in parallel.

Required Skills

  • Proficiency with data mining, knowledge of probability theory and advanced statistical techniques.
  • Experience with regression analysis (beyond linear regression), supervised learning, unsupervised learning or time-series analysis.
  • Experience with scientific scripting languages (e.g., Python, R, Matlab)
  • Experience accessing and manipulating data in SQL database environments.
  • Good English language skills.
  • Good communication skills.

Nice to have skills

  • Recent work or internship experience in an advanced data analytics role.
  • Experience with object-oriented programming (e.g., C#/C++, Java).
  • Knowledge of deep learning and related toolkits: Tensorflow, PyTorch, Keras, etc.
  • Knowledge of the energy industry, understanding the different challenges and potential solutions

We offer

  • Working with the newest technologies
  • English classes
  • Three days for charity/volunteering
  • Chillout & fun room (table tennis, table football, Xbox, billiards)
  • Attractive benefits package (private health care, life insurance, MultiSport card)
  • Fruit days, coffee, tea, chocolate


Inclusion and diversity are critical to the success of IHS Markit, and we actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected category.

We are proud to provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with IHS Markit and need special assistance or an accommodation to use our website or to apply for a position, please contact or call +1 212 849 0399. Determination on requests for reasonable accommodation are considered on a case-by-case basis. This contact information (email and phone) is intended for application assistance and accommodation requests only. We are unable to accept resumes or provide information about application status through the phone number or email address above. Resumes are only accepted through the online application process, and only qualified candidates will receive consideration and follow-up.

IHS Markit maintains a substance-free workplace; employees may be asked to submit to a drug test (where permitted by law). In addition, as a federal contractor in the United States, the company participates in the E-Verify Program to confirm eligibility to work.

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